Job Description :
Role: Manual QA Tester
Location: Seattle, WA
Duration: 12+ Months contract
Job Description:
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Executes test cases to ensure software meets established quality standards
Develops, writes and reviews testing scripts and plans to ensure that software functions as expected.
Prepares data sets to test logic, error handling and system workflows.
Isolates, reproduces, and tracks defects. Verifies fixes.
Documents test results according to required procedures.
Estimates quality assurance testing effort levels.
Reviews test cases of entry-level QA personnel.
Collects quality assurance metrics and communicates as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies
Experience with end to end testing including regression testing and experience with database query tools such as SQL required.
Ability to use analytical methods in complex business processes to find workable solutions.
Ability to generate innovative solutions within the IT department.
Ability to communicate findings and recommendations to IT and other business contacts on business process matters.
Ability to properly estimate levels of QA effort.
Familiar with software development life cycle (SDLC) and quality assurance methodologies
Demonstrated ability to learn new quality assurance tools and technology